Human Rights Organizations

African Human Rights Resource Center
Find African human rights instruments and related documents from the University of Minnesota Human Rights library
Amnesty International
Search the Human Rights Reports by country and Library archives for most reports, news releases and urgent actions published from 1996 to date
Atrocities and Genocides
Yale 2006 conference presentation of internet resources on genocide research in ten countries
Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
From UC Hastings
Council of Europe
COE has a human rights page with links to many COE divisions, including the Committee for the Prevention of Torture, the Commission against Racism and Intolerance, and the ECHR (where you can search for cases and European human rights treaties)
EISIL
American Society of International Law's (ASIL) Electronic Information System for International Law is a comprehensive database for primary documents, websites, and research guides - a great first-stop for finding international agreements; search by title, subject, keyword // has a human rights section
Eyes on Darfur
Amnesty International leverages the power of high-resolution satellite imagery to provide evidence of the atrocities being committed in Darfur
For the Record
Search for UN human rights documents by year (1997-2003) and by country
Human Rights First
Find reports on human rights, refugees, law and security, discrimination, crimes against humanity, and more.
Human Rights Internet
Portal to search for human rights organizations, documents, and other information available online
Human Rights Library
Minnesota's premier and comprehensive searchable collection of human rights documents and information, including treaties and links to organizations
Human Rights Research Websites
Yale research websites - includes a list of links to human rights organizations
Human Rights Treaties
Chronological list of human rights treaties from The Fletcher School at Tufts University
HuriSearch
Searches human rights websites
International Center for Transnational Justice
Assists countries pursuing accountability for past mass atrocity or human rights abuse; find press releases, letters, and other documents
Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
Searchable library catalogue and articles database; full-text Yearbook of United Nations Law (Vol.1 1997-current); many full-text articles in the Electronic Journals Library
National Immigration Forum
Reports on asylum disparities, immigration judges, and other issues
Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Find news and events, publications, international law and human rights insturments, and a searchable database for human rights documents of the OHCHR's Charter or treaty-based bodies; click on "Countries," then "Human Rights in World" - select a region and find valuable reports
Project Diana
Yale project - find full-text of core human rights decisions and documents
ReliefWeb
Serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community
Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities (SADPD)
Find some country reports and other materials on human rights for persons with disabilities in Africa
South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Videotape Collection
Yale Artemis Project - watch streaming video of news broadcasts assembled by journalist Max Du Preez, covering the history and activities of the Commission
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, established by UN General Assembly, is mandated to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide; hosts the powerful RefWorld database, a collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks; take note of the publication entitled "State of the World's Refugees"
UNHCR Refworld
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field offices, Governments, international, regional and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and judicial bodies.
United Nations Documents Centre
Yale access only
United Nations Documents Centre
Yale access only
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
An independent, nonpartisan, national institution established and funded by Congress whose goals are to help prevent and resolve violent international conflicts, promote post-conflict stability and development, and increase conflict management capacity, tools, and intellectual capital worldwide; includes a library with digital collections including peace agreements, terrorism/counter-terrorism resources, and afghan oral histories, as well as library catalog with full-text USIP Special Reports and Peaceworks